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on the tragedy and tell us how the town is mourning and we're heading into one of the busiest travel weekends in the entire year and how the extreme weather could delay your trip even more. that's ahead. from the best players in history to the number 1 club in the world. the potential of manchester united unlocked. nyse euronext. unlocking the world's potential. ♪ hark how the bells, sweet silver bells ♪ ♪ all seem to say throw care away ♪ ♪ from everywhere, filling the air ♪ [ female announcer ] chex party mix. easy 15-minute homemade recipes you just pop in a microwave. like caramel chocolate drizzles. happier holidays. chex party mix. you can stay in and like something... or you can get out there and actually like something. the lexus december to remember sales event is on. this is the pursuit of perfection. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. >>> our second story "outfront," armed security guards in schools. one week after the sandy hook massacre left 20 children dea
every tear from their eyes and deaf shall be no more. neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away, and he who was seated on the throne said, behold i am making all things new. and now, may the grace of our lord jesus christ and the love of god and the communion of the holy spirit be with you all. amen. i ask you to please take your seats until i can receive confirmation that the president has safely exited the school campus. and i don't know who that confirmation is going to come from. but allow me to say while i wait for that, we then encourage all of you, on behalf of the newtown clergy, give to one another all the love and care and support that you can. and clergy will be available for you at this time at the platform for a time of prayer, according to each of their teachings and beliefs. so please do remain seated until i receive that word of confirmation and then comfort one another. >> a powerful, very moving interfaith prayer vigil here in newtown, connecticut. we heard from the clergy, from various religions, religions o
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minutes. >>> connecticut governor dan malloy has declared today a day of mourning in his state marking one week since the shootings in newtown. he's called for a statewide moment of silence at 9:30 a.m. and has asked churches and places of worship to ring their bells 26 times in honor of the sandy hook victims. on wall street, the nasdaq will also observe a moment of silence. about an hour later at 10:45 a.m. this morning, the national rifle association will hold its news conference outlining what it calls meaningful contributions to make sure something like this never happens again. >>> the president's task force on reducing gun violence already getting to work. vice president joe biden met with cabinet members and law enforcement officials yesterday as he prepares to deliver recommendations to the president no later than january. >> you know better than anyone what is needed out there and what, i think the public has learned about you is you have a much more wholistic view of how to deal with violence on our streets and in our country than you are ever given credit for. >> speaker boehne
speaker, we mourn with the families of connecticut. we must honor the victims in our prayers and in our words and ask the good lord to bless them, their families, the people of connecticut and yes, our country. and that's just the way it is. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the chair recognizes the gentleman from oregon, mr. blumenauer, for five minutes. mr. blumenauer: the mall shooting that might have been worse and ended in newtown, connecticut, where it's impossible to imagine that it was worse. it's part of an ongoing pattern of carnage because we lose one life to gun violence every 20 minutes, every hour, every day. the mass murders reclaiming my time page gets the country's attention, but the same total loss of life at sandy hook happens more than twice every day all year long. this is personal for me, not just because the mall shooter was in my district, but i had a high school friend who was killed with a random freak drive-by shooting, my brother took his life with a handgun as a young man. i supported gun provisions at the state and fed
on the tragedy and tell us how the town is mourning. >> >> heading into one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. we'll tell you how the extreme weather we're experiencing could delay your trip even more. what's that in reindeer-power? [ laughs ] [ pencil scratches ] [ male announcer ] chevy's giving more. get the best offer of the year -- 0% apr financing for 60 months plus $1,000 holiday bonus cash. plus trade up for an additional $1,000 trade-in allowance. hurry. bonus cash ends january 2nd. with two times the points on dining in restaurants,? you may find yourself asking why not, a lot. chase sapphire preferred. there's more to enjoy. [ coughs ] [ baby crying ] ♪ [ male announcer ] robitussin® liquid formula soothes your throat on contact and the active ingredient relieves your cough. robitussin®. don't suffer the coughequences™. >>> our second story "outfront," armed security guards in schools. one week after the sandy hook massacre left 20 children dead the national rifle association is speaking out for the very first time. the organization's executive vice president call
from my congressional district. we mourn all the people who lost their lives on friday, including 20 elementary school children and six educators. over the past few years, we have seen innocent lives lost to gun violence in a supermarket parking lot in arizona, a movie theater in colorado, an army base in texas, a college campus in virginia and now an elementary school in connecticut. the weapons have spawned these tragedies and long past time that we control them. the second amendment guarantees the right to bear arms but does not guarantee an absolute right to military-style, high caliber, semi-automatic, combat-assault rifles with high capacity magazines to anybody who wants them. it just does not and must not let interest groups persuade us otherwise. we need restrictions and sensible gun control legislation. we need them here and we need them now. our children are counting on us and we really need to not let them down. i yield back. mr. murphy: i yield 1:30 to the gentlelady from california, ms. esh -- eshoo. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. eshoo: i th
in mourning and a nation in grief. the question to all of us is if we don't change now, then when do we change? today, newtown laid to rest two 6-year-olds, killed in friday's last shooting. and as we see the funerals of 25 more victims in the coming days, we all have to ask ourselves are we going to accept countless more images like this, scores of parents burying their children, kissing lives good-bye simply because we didn't have the courage or the will to forge a solution. the answer cannot be no. this country be our reality. we have to be better than that. and that's what the president urged last night. >> and we say that we're truly doing enough to give all the children of this country the chance they deserve to live out their lives and happiness and with purpose. >>> i've been reflecting on this the last few days. and if we're honest with ourselves, the answer is no. we're not doing enough. and we will have to change. >> we will have to change. with political will power, we can. senator diane feinstein vowed today to introduce gun legislation at the start of the next congress. the bill
for their families. the news, coming as the community of newtown begins to mourn, the 26 victims who did not survive on friday t was an emotional memorial ceremony at newtown high school last night. president obama, sitting among the mourners, in the high school, joining community and religious leaders at the service. first though he met privately with each of the families of the victims. what, what an experience that must have been. and you could see, that he was visibly moved when he came out of on the stage and the entire nation has been moved by the events in -- newtown connecticut, 72 hours ago. sandy hook elementary will remain closed indefinitely, perhaps a month or perhaps permanently as the investigation continues and as they learn more about the gunman, adam lanza, what may have motivated this terrible unspeakable crime. rick leventhal joins us live from newtown with the latest on that investigation. rick? >> reporter: megyn, you may have heard paul vance say there were moving vans, collecting furniture of the classroom other equipment from the school so it can be moved to another school,
the world and the bay area for mexican- american singer jenni rivera. >> fans are mourning, there's vigils, you know, people are hurt. >> legislators in michigan are set to vote on a right to work bill today. >> need to do what we can to make sure our economy gets rolling full speed again. >> what they're really talking about is giving you the right to work to for less money. >> up there, look at those lights up there. >> a mystery light dancing over san francisco bay. >> i am 100% sure this was a ufo. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news th morning." >>> good morning, it is tuesday, december 11. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:31 now. we begin this hour with some breaking news down in daly city. >> a car goes over at cliff as skyline boulevard. let's get to elizabeth in the traffic center. >> tow crews, emergency crews, everyone is out there right now working to get this car out of the ditch. this is the area we're talking about in daly city. a stretch of highway 35 remains closed at last check. one so
for mexican- american singer jenni rivera. >> there's mournings and vigils. >> legislators in michigan are set as to vote on a right to work bill today. >> need to do what we can to get the economy rolling full speed again. >> what they're really talking about is giving you the right to work for less money? >> look at the lights up there dude! >> mystery lights over san francisco bay. >> i am 100% sure this was a ufo. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." >> touchdown! ♪ [ music ] >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning. it's tuesday, december 11. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:30 now. we have some breaking news from the east bay this morning. >> yeah. let's go right to cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington where arson investigators are checking an apartment fire in hayward. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're here on dixon street right near the bart station. this is the apartment where a woman lived with her son. take a look inside. it's completely gutted a
. >>> still ahead, fans of the late singer jenni rivera are in mourning as her family shares their emotions for the first time with the media. >>> up next, we'll go to miami beach where rivera's death hit especially hard. you're watching "world news now." >>> latin >>> latin superstar jenni rivera had millions of fans, and they're all now mourning the loss after she died in a plane crash on sunday. but her family, they are suffering the most. >> later today, they'll set out to mexico where her plane went down, but they are holding on to the slimmest of hopes that they'll find her alive. >> we thank god for the life he's given my sister, for all the triumphs and the successes she's had. we expect there will be more in the future. >> that was one of jenni's four brothers in long beach, california where she was born. she has one sister and she was the mother of five and the grandmother of two. >> large family. so sad. and of course, she was a superstar of latin music. but she was about to cross over big-time into the main stream with songs in english and a network tv show right here in fact on
in pretoria since saturday. >>> fans in the bay area are mourning the death of mexican- american singer jenny rivera. ♪ [ music ] she was killed in a weekend plane crash in northern mexico. the 43-year-old southern california native was at the peak of her career. she was a grandmother and a single mother with five children. >> she is an example for me because i'm a single mother, too. and she tried very hard to help her kids. very sad day for me. >> u.s. officials will investigate the plane crash that killed her and others. >>> the body of 28-year-old nicolas cheque is back in the united states now. the navy seal died over the weekend during an operation and rescue of an american doctor kidnapped by the taliban. pentagon officials say the doctor was in imminent danger of being killed. he was rescued unharm but officer cheque died from gunshots wounds in the battle. a high school friend and cheque always wanted to be in the military. >> that was his plan. it wasn't college, it wasn't engineering. it was -- i'm interested in being in the military and in living that lifestyle, serve my country
morning. i happened to listen to mourning joe this morning, sorry. >> stephanie: i'm sorry for you. >> caller: said they these jobs coming back to america are great. they are paying 15 to $17 an hour. and i'm thinking you can't buy a house or send your kids to college on $17. and in michigan people are saying they ought to let the unions go because people just need jobs. >> stephanie: it's what the president was saying yesterday. this should be a race to the top, not a race to the bottom. oh, she is done with me. >> she'll listen to you off line. >> stephanie: i always hang around too long. shut up chris. >> i have no reason to talk. >> stephanie: good morning, susan. >> caller: good morning. my husband is a union bricklayer in chicago. he works so hard. he lifts 64-pound flats all day long, eight-hours a day. he gets a decent wage. he doesn't get his birthday off, a paid vacation if christmas is on a tuesday, he doesn't get paid. we make a nice wage but we're not millionaires. and union people built this country, not mitt romney >> stephanie: yep. >> they act like
for a procession and vigil to mourn the mexican american singer who was killed in a plane crash sunday. mexico's top transportation official says rivera's plane plunged almost vertically from more than 28,000 feet and may have hit the ground at more than 600 miles per hour. >>> in russia's far east, a fiery sight as a dormant volcano started erupting after almost 40 years. red-hot lava poured out as an alert went out for planes to stay back. >>> a giant asteroid known as 4179 tutotis is passing by earth within 4.3 million miles. that's close enough to view through a telescope, and it's more than 3 miles across. that's about half the size of the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. >>> now let's get a check of wall street. the dow closed at 13,248 after gaining 78 points yesterday. the s&p added nine. the nasdaq jumped 35. overseas markets also ended on a high note. in tokyo, the nikkei rose 56 points, while in hong kong, the hang seng plunged 179. >>> and markets closed higher for a fifth straight day. they would have added more tuesday, but stocks gave back some gains a
is with us next lou: the nation tonight mourns the senseless massacre in newtown, connecticut. this candle lightville jill in washington, d.c., one of many taking place around the country. he reportedly shot his mother at her moment, before he then went to the school at which she taught and opened fire. twentity-six murdered before he turned the gun on himself, twenty of the victims children. fox news confirms the three weapons used were legally purchased and legally registered to lanza's mother. joining us now, psychotherapist robby, ludwig, and we talkedded about these killings far too much. in this instance, young, i mean, talking 5-year-old children, makes it all the more tragic p p >> right, and, i mean, sometimes what we see is these spree killers target children because they are an easy mark, and they know it's such a heinous crime. they target people during the workweek. they target them during work hours because they know that they can get the most amount of people during that time. there's always a connection. there's always some straw that broke the camel's back, always some maj
to ensure the safety of our children. while we mourn the deaths of innocent children and their educators, we must bring ourselves together for an honest, real national conversation about every aspect of this terrible attack. it will be a difficult conversation, but it is the responsible and necessary next step for the children of this country, for the children of montana, and i look forward to rising to the challenge. earlier today i had the opportunity to sit in the president's chair, and i heard many members of this body speak of senator inouye. some spoke of his distinguished voice, a senator's senator, a great hero, a true patriot, a singularly iconic leader, an incredibly great man, a giant of the senate, a mountain of hawaii -- the list goes on and on and on. you know, they say the hardest thing to get in life is a friend, and the easiest thing to lose in life is a friend. danny inouye was a friend. i'll never forget when one of my neighbors came out to visit me. dan's office is right next-door to mine in the hart building. came out to visit -- now, make no mistake about it before -- b
for this to be a day of mourning, we can't understand what these families are going through, but we want to stand near them. president obama will also observe the moment of silence, and governors from at least 28 states have asked all of their residents to do the same. john, we'll bring that moment live on cnn, but the president has shifted to focus additionally on gun control in this country. that debate raging in the wake of this tragedy. the white house releasing a video from the president, just this morning. the president acknowledging that he is a supporter of the second amendment, the right to bear arms, saying that most gun owners are indeed responsible. but also making very clear where he draws the line. >> here is what i think we should do. this week, i called on congress to take up and pass common sense legislation, that has the support of the majority of the american people, including banning the sale of the military saul style weapons and making sure criminals can't take advantage of legal loopholes to get their hands on a gun. >> that debate will rage on. we're expecting to hear from the
add mine to the many voices mourning his passing and say to his family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. mr. president, danny inouye was something in our senate that i think we should all strive to be and that is he was a warrior but he was a gentle man. he was a man who was loyal to the core for not only his beliefs but also his friends. and if he gave you his word, his word was good. he is someone that every one of us who knew him cared for and regarded as a giant among us. in fact, i would say today that the senate has lost a gentle giant. thank you, mr. president. and i yield the floor. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from maryland. mr. cardin: mr. president, i join with senator hutchison in paying tribute to senator daniel k. inouye. i rise today to pay tribute to our dear colleague. senator inouye was not one of the tallest senators. in fact, he had a slight built and a quite demeanor, but he was a giant. he will be missed by all here in the senate. people of his beloved hawaii will miss him. all americans will miss him. in the immediate af
would say that this, the launch does happen it is not to celebrate the anniversary of, or to mourn, whatever you want to say the death of kim jong-il last december. that they are doing this test to further their own national security interests and, one of those interests is to have a robust, i would argue, nuclear deterrent against the united states. now, i would also add that they are more than willing to negotiate about that. i don't think it's inevitable that north korea would have nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles aimed at the united states but i do think they intend to try to accomplish that and this launch is a step, probably an early step, in terms of the developing that capability. jon: well the u.n., the u.s., seoul, said if you launch the missile it will be very provocative act. it could bring on new sanctions. i thought we were sanctioning everything we could in north korea. are we not? >> no, no. again a lot of new techniques have been applied developing new sanctions to iran. one of the methods to apply u.n. and e.u. sanctions of iran was to study the economy of iran.
get started today. >>> the music industry along with millions of fans are mourning the loss of a powerful female voice. mexican star genie rivera was killed when her plane crashed in the mountains of northern mexico, early sunday. the impact was so severe, that pieces of the plane were found scattered across this wide area. at least five others were on board. some, her closest colleagues, were also killed. rivera had just finished performing in monterey, mexico, telling supporters she was happy with her life. ♪ ♪ >> beyond her 15 million records sold, she was a powerful economic force. she talked about her career with cnn espanol in 2010. >> translator: it is very flattering when they tell me i'm a great artist, a great entertainer, that when i'm on stage, i can entertain the audience, i can go into the recording studio and come up with a great production. before all that i was a business woman. i'm primarily business minded. >> speaking of the businesses, she started several reality shows. she was a judge on the popular tv show called "the voice mexico." and just in oct
and horrific acts. we all do. we're all mourning and just horrified what we saw. when the president spoke especially in the immediate aftermath he sort of had to compose himself. a father of two young girls. this is something that the nation comes together to mourn over but at the end of the day he is still the president of the united states and politics is something that involves something prioritizing and actions speak louder than words. jay carney in a later clip you didn't play, to rank the priorities. is this a top priority? biel not try to rank those priorities. the fact is we've seen the president go full-court press on stimulus, obamacare, now tax hikes. they have to sort of draw some lines in the sand and pick their spots and it appears this is not something that is truth be told at the very top of their list. megyn: some in the wake of the tragedy we saw on friday and not just that one but the ones we've seen in recent weeks, have decided to take aim at folks on the right who do not support a renewed assault weapons ban. who believe in more robust second amendment gun rights. an
caught in a blizzard. a daughter left to mourn her but in the wrong direction. >> he was so far off trail from where everybody was looking. or the search crews were looking. in a >>pam: the man's girlfriend found after a week in the wilderness. malnourished and >> we're very happy that she >>pam: the family of a sacramento week, their loved one has been found. kron four's philippe djegal is here now. with more on >> paula lane says she stayed alive by eating the tomatoes she and her boyfriend packed with them. as well as snow. roderick clifton did not live. he died while trying to find help. but paula did survive. and, her family is overwhelmed. >> "we've been through a lot in my family. my nephews, my mom, and we're very happy that she made it." the amoun linda hathaway says its >> tough to keep her composure. she breaks up while talking about the emotional rollercoaster her family's been through the past week, lane. >> "it's been a rough haul waiting all those days it or not." >> she did. >> however, her boyfriend roderick clifton did not. maria clifton says her dad's love for off-road
the nfl is mourning the loss of one of its players. the dallas cowboys josh brent will be in court this morning. he flipped his car early saturday morning that killed a teammate. we're hearing from brent for the first time this morning. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: police say that dallas cowboys player josh brent was speeding down this road, just after 2:00 a.m., when his mercedes crashed, flipped and caught fire. in the passenger seat, his teammate, jerry brown. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing -- or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> brent was given and failed field sobriety tests. brown was rushed to a hospital where he died. >> once the officers learned that brown had passed away then mr. price-brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> on behalf of josh, a tremendous loss to him. this was like losing a little brother. >> reporter: it's not the first time that brent has been charged with drinking and driving. he was arrested in college and sentenced to 60 days behind bars. from his jail cell overnight he relea
of the money every month to avoid higher taxes next year. >> friends family and friends are mourning the loss of mexican american singer rivera. the 43-year-old believed to have been killed in a plane crash in mexico. her license was found in the plane. her body we are told was found this morning. even though the ntsb confirmed her death the family says they are still not losing hope. >> in our eyes we still have faith that my sister will be okay. we have no confirmation of her body being recovered. >>> we were told this morning that her body was recovered. we will have to check on that and give you word. the family is heading to mexico today. >> he was convicted of murdering a 7-year-old girl 15 years after the crime. the 73-year-old was sentenced in an illinois courthouse that case was considered one of america's oldest unsolved crimes. he had been dismissed as a suspect back when it happened and he went on to become a washington state police man. he was arrested after the investigation was reopened. >>> a former marine locked up in a mexican prison for four months on bogus gun charges. jo
mourning. other high profile crashes involving learjets golfer stewart and few others were killed in 1999, former blink drummer barker severely injured in a crash in 2008 in south carolina that killed four people. live in the newsroom, katie marzullo. >>> this morning san francisco police are on the hunt for the person who shot a man in the city's mission district. officers responded to reports of multiple shots fired before 8:00 last night. they found the victim in the street. police had not released his name or said if they have suspects. members of the gang task force were on the scene. >>> pleasant hill police investigating another pipe bomb incident, a parent potted the device outside the office at pleasant hill elementary school yesterday afternoon. the bomb squad determined the device was an close and they were able to safely remove it. it could have done cap damage if it had been off. -- have done significant damage if it had gone off. >>> friday police arrested two teenaged boys on suspicion of blowing up a mailbox with a homemade device they had a second home in their possession
of connecticut led the house of representatives as it observed a moment of silence to mourn the shooting victims. >> as all this wonderful faces you see on tv and the newspaper like noah pozner, who was laid to rest this morning, they are a reminder that despite the terrible, awful things that happen from inside the hearts of all this is this and livable goodness. -- is this unbelievable goodness. that is all know i had, spirit. newtown can survive because they are" to thicken survive because they just look it is inspiration from these 20 little kids who are just asking this town to remember how good they were. as newtown wrestles with his grief and recovery, the thoughts and prayers from mothers matter. i want to thank everyone here for of the individual love that you have showered down upon our little town. i want to thank the connecticut delegation here with me today for all of their support. it helps, and some small way, to know the world is grieving with us. so, mr. speaker, i would ask the house now rise. >> connecticut's senate select chris murphy, a leading a moment of silence in the hou
since newtown from respect of the mourning will "push back against the vocal gun control lobby." industry sources say the n.r.a. will broaden the discussion to include hollywood and the gaming industry and the group will challenge the effort underway to restore the ban on assault weapons that existed from 1994 to 2004. gun advocates point out the columbine massacre carried out with assault weapons, occurred in the middle of the ban's life span. >> if you look at the data here, we ban this one time in 1994. if you look at the natural insurance institute of justice study on the ban, and the university study from the university of california berkeley, not pro gun right thought, there was no impact on lowering homicide right and no impact on lowering mass murders and no impact on the number of bullet as victim was shot with. >>reporter: senator feinstein, a democrat, says the first day of the next congress, january 3, she will inrow dues an updated version of the ban she authored two decades ago. more than 100 kinds of firearms will be outlawed but legally owned ones will be grandf
. the believed to have started in a motor under the plane's tale . hollywood mourning the loss of two legendary actors this morning. >> i know your teammates . let's do it again and do it right. >> charles durning. king much character actors pass away from natural causes . he portrade a feisty football coach in north dallas and pope and santa claus. charles burning was 89 years old . he was loved by millions as messy oscar madison. actor jack klugman decide. >> sunday evening is defrosting the ice box. you have ruined another sunday evening with your fussing. >> are you finished? >> i don't know. >> klugman's family said he went peacefully in his home in california . his wife was there. jack klugman was 90 years old. >> oscar or fellix. >> he was oscar. >> he was the better oscar or walter. >> they were best friends off camera. >> they worked together before in the 50s. one of my all-time favorite shows. >> are you oscar. >> i am way more oscar. >> i have seen your office. >> everyone loves christmas presents. so does father john mark. his christmas message is next. there he is. >> still hasn't
] learn from my story. >> the "politics nation" family has been mourning the deaths of the sanity hook's shooting all weekend. today, people had a lot to say about this touching photo of president obama holding the granddaughter of the school's principal who was killed in the attack. genelle called him the comforter-in-chief. richard says he's a man with a golden heart. fifi says the president owes it to that little girl and her slain grandmother to turn these children's and teacher's ashes into a right, purposeful and just action. we want you to share your thoughts on this tragic shooting. please head over to facebook and search "politics nation" and like us to join the conversation long after the show ends. cute. but don't you have any apps on your phone that can make your life easier? who do you think i am, quicken loans? at quicken loans, we'll provide you with myql mobile. this amazingly useful app allows you to take pictures of your mortgage documents using an iphone or android smart phone... so you can easily send them to us. one more way quicken loans is engineered to amaze. oo
has proclaimed tomorrow a day of mourning for the victims of the sandy hook elementary school shooting. gun violence is not a suburban issue or an urban issue. it's an american issue. here, in chicago, gun violence is an epidemic. take a look at this map of the city. the yellow dots mark all of the shootings that have taken place in chicago this year alone. the red dots represent people killed by gun violence in 2012. all toll, 465 people have been killed in chicago this year. including 62 school-aged children. all of these murders and mass killings are tragedies. we've had almost segregated response. every child's life should have equal value. yet, too many people have been silent about the murders in places like chicago. the gun debate has been raging for a long time chlts but none of us have done enough. yesterday, the president was asked this question. >> this is not the first issue of horrific gun violence of your four years. where have you been? >> where has he been? where has the congress been? where has everybody been? gun violence wasn't part of the national debate in the pres
given time for mourning, prayer, and a full investigation of the facts before commenting. but then they said this, and i think this is the important part. quote, the nra is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again. the nra is prepared to make meaningful contributions to stopping the next mass shooting in america. the nra? seriously? tell me more. >>> schools in newtown, connecticut, reopened today. students returning to classrooms today at all of them except two. one newtown elementary school called head of the meadow remained closed today after that school received an unspecified threat this morning from someone who is obviously in contention for the title of most heinous person on earth. aside from that, newtown elementary school closed today because of the threat, the other school that remained closed today is of course sandy hook where the shooting happened on friday. sandy hook will remain closed indefinitely. school administrators have made arrangements to send students to the neighboring town of monroe to a middle school
, a superstar, dies in a plane crash. now her fans in mourning. we'll have details, straight ahead. >>> a packed two hours for you. new york mayor cory booker will join us. and poet journalist, angela davis will join us as well. gold medal olympic gymnast gabby douglas has written a new book. and judy chu is with us, and the macks join us, and singer adam lambert. monday, december 10th. and "starting point" begins right now. >>> wow, that's an ominous little graphic right there. yes that is because the fiscal cliff is what we're talking about this morning. that's the starting point. president obama and the house speaker speaking face to face for the first time in more than three weeks. the two men who stand between millions of americans and the fiscal cliff sat down, had a conversation. a critical development 22 days away from the cliff, which means severe tax hikes and spending cuts unless the two can find a way to compromise. nobody is saying much. but spokesperson says the lines of communication remain open erskin bowles said this. >> you know, they have started to tango now and any time have
, for the moment of silence yesterday in this chamber. in my faith tradition, when you visit a house of mourning, one of the customs is for the visitor to sit silently with the mourners. and it's very awkward. it's actually not the natural thing we want to do but this tradition has come about because one, as an act of respect to the mourners because they may be in their own mourning internally. but the other, really -- and we want to allow them to speak first if thept to speak. but -- they want to speak. but the other is in the face of death and particularly the senseless, brutal deaths of these 26 in newtown, sometimes the best response is silence and all that the silence contains. so i thank my colleague, senator reid, for that moment of silence. senator blumenthal and i and our connecticut congressional delegation convened a vigil last night in which we all spoke and father con roy, the chaplain of the house offered prayer, chaplain black could not be there because he was at senator inouye's bedside with his family. we thank all of you who came last night. your presence metropolitan a lot to
and shooting. >> a woman has died from thursday night's hit and run crash at twin peaks. her son is mourning her loss. he spoke to us about losing his mother. he said he took her and his two friends to twin peak to see the view. then a car sped toward them as they walked down the road. >> a pair of headlights in front of me. i jumped over the wall. after i stand up i can't find my mom. she is gone. >> his mother and friends fell over a wall and 30 feet down a hill. his friends are at hospital. police arrested a female driver two male passengers a short distance away. the drive driver is in jail. >> the last of the funerals for the victims of the connecticut school shooting will be held today. five were held yesterday. after a service for dilan hockly his 8-year-old brother released balloons. families also said good-bye to grace mcdonald and four others. >>> meantime we are hearing new details about the gunman. former classmates said he wore the same clothes every day and rarely spoke. he once give a presentation through a computer instead of speaking and a former classmate said he enjoy
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